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Mount Vernon News September 27, 2012

Utica Homecoming kicks off in style

UTICA -- Hometown spirit was at its annual high point Wednesday evening in Utica when the 80th annual Utica Homecoming kicked off, sponsored by the Utica Volunteer Fire Department and Auxiliary.

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Mohican River Water Trail dedicated at Brinkhaven

BRINKHAVEN -- More than 40 people gathered for the dedication of the Mohican River Water Trail Wednesday at Brinkhaven Park.

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Religion, education work hand-in-hand at St. Vincent

MOUNT VERNON -- St. Vincent de Paul School is celebrating Catholic Schools Week with a variety of activities.

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Pick's disease diagnosis changes life for McLarnan family

MOUNT VERNON -- According to the Northwest Ohio Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association, 1,347 individuals in Knox County -- and their families -- are dealing with the effects of Alzheimer's disease or other forms of dementia. While devastating for the afflicted individuals, dementia is also hard on family members and others who care for them.

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Second and Seven Literacy Program

BLADENSBURG -- How are pickles made? How can teamwork help the Hog Mollies throw a great pickle pie party? Just ask any East Knox second-grade student.

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Positive changes for new businesses

MOUNT VERNON -- A change in one business, a new local ownership and the relocation of three others are among the new business transitions which have recently taken place around Knox County.

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Horse with West Nile put down

MOUNT VERNON -- The Knox County Health Department has been notified by the Ohio Department of Health that an Eastern Knox County horse tested positive for West Nile virus. The horse was euthanized by its owner after it did not respond to treatment.

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Mount Vernon prepares for OCC champs at Homecoming

MOUNT VERNON -- Now the challenge begins. The Mount Vernon Yellow Jackets take on their first traditional powerhouse on Friday when they face defending Ohio Capital Conference champion Olentangy Orange.

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Week 6 area football previews

Danville (4-1, 2-0) had its second-best passing yard total in its history in Week 5's 52-21 victory over Fredericktown.

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